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There are 6 ways to get from Oslo to Kiel by train, plane, bus, ferry, car ferry or car

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Train, fly  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Hamburg (HAM) OSL - HAM
  3. Take the train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf

$63 - $232

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Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Malmö 613 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Malmö to Kiel N73

$57 - $97

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Train  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 117 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Fredericia St. Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg Ic
  5. Take the train from Flensburg to Neumünster Re7

$96 - $156

Ferry  •  20 h

  1. Take the ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai Oslo-Kiel

Bus, car ferry  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Tanumshede Rasta
  2. Take the bus from Tanumshede Rasta to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
  3. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel

$84 - $103

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Kiel 623.8 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Kiel is to bus which costs kr 460 - kr 800 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Kiel is to train and fly which costs kr 500 - kr 2000 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Oslo and arriving at Kiel via Malmö. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Oslo Hjortneskaien and arriving at Kiel Norwegen-Kai. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Oslo to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Göteborg Centralstation, København H, Fredericia St., Flensburg and Neumünster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 29 min.

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The distance between Oslo and Kiel is 623 km. The road distance is 998 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Kiel without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs kr 460 - kr 800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Oslo to Kiel, including transfers.

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Oslo to Kiel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Oslo station.

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Oslo to Kiel train services, operated by Nsb, depart from Oslo S station.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Kiel.
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  • Distance: 389.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Kiel, Germany?

You can take a bus from Oslo to Kiel via Malmö in around 14 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oslo to Kiel via Göteborg Centralstation, København H, Fredericia St., Flensburg, and Neumünster in around 15 h 29 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $750
Train operators
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
flytoget.no
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Train from Flensburg to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nsb
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oslo to Malmö
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Malmö to Kiel
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Tanumshede Rasta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Bus from Tanumshede Rasta to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Tanumshede Rasta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Bus from Tanumshede Rasta to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
colorline.no
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$59
Small Car
$59

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The best way to get from Oslo to Kiel is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs kr 460 - kr 800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs kr 750 - kr 1300 and takes 15 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Oslo to Kiel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kiel station.

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Oslo to Kiel train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Neumünster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Kiel is 998 km. It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to drive from Oslo to Kiel.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Oslo to Kiel bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Kiel. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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